HB 1406 Firearms; restoration of right to person convicted of a nonviolent felony to possess, etc.
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Summary as introduced:
Restoration of right to possess, etc., a firearm. Provides that a person convicted of a felony, other than a violent felony, whose civil rights have been restored is not required to petition a circuit court for an order to possess, transport, or carry a firearm, ammunition for a firearm, or a stun weapon. The bill provides that such person's right to possess, transport, or carry such items is automatically restored upon the restoration of his civil rights. The bill has an effective date of January 1, 2019, contingent upon voter approval of amendments to Article II, Section 1 and Article V, Section 12 of the Constitution of Virginia at the November 2018 general election.

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09/16/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100358D  pdf

09/16/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100358D
09/16/16  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/17  House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/01/17  House: Subcommittee recommends striking from docket by voice vote
02/07/17  House: Left in Courts of Justice